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Birds of the Bahama Islands Containing Many Birds New to the Islands, and a Number of Undescribed Winter Plumages of North American Species by Charles B. Cory - First Edition - 1880 - from Quaker House Books (SKU: 003927)

Birds of the Bahama Islands Containing Many Birds New to the Islands, and a Number of Undescribed Winter Plumages of North American Species

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Birds of the Bahama Islands Containing Many Birds New to the Islands, and a Number of Undescribed Winter Plumages of North American Species

by Charles B. Cory

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  • fair
  • Hardcover
  • First
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Fair
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About This Item

Boston: Charles B. Cory, 1880. First Edition. First Printing. In dark brown cloth covers with legible lettering in gilt on spine. Dark brown endpapers. All eight plates with tissue guards are included, detached and with foxing on their edges. Square and intact binding. No wriring anywhere. Random light foxing to text pages. Ends of spine and lower corners are broken through. Blotching to front and rear covers with a hexagon mark on front cover. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Bookseller
Quaker House Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003927
Title
Birds of the Bahama Islands Containing Many Birds New to the Islands, and a Number of Undescribed Winter Plumages of North American Species
Author
Charles B. Cory
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles B. Cory
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1880
Keywords
Animals, Birds
Bookseller catalogs
Animals;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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